Do you want to experience Dubai in a special way from the water? Book one of the boat trips at The Yellow Boats Dubai. Tickets for the Yellow Boat boat trips are easily booked online. With a speedboat you sail along the Dubai Marina, the famous Palm Jumeirah island in the shape of a palm tree and/or past the luxurious Burj al Arab hotel. During the boat trip there is plenty of opportunity to enjoy the amazing view of the city skyline and to take pictures and selfies.If you want to travel with children, please note that the tours are only suitable for children from 15 kg(about 3 years).
The Yellow Boats has become a well-known name in Dubai and the company is the market leader in the United Arab Emirates when it comes to boat trips in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The company has existed since 2009 and transports more than 70,000 passengers annually. Every boat of The Yellow Boats is driven by an experienced captain. The boat accommodate up to 10 people and has powerful engines of 500 hp. Enough power to give you a unique adrenaline kick for a short distance ride. Safety comes first, so the boat does not leave until everyone on board has properly secured his life jacket.
Besides Dubai, the company also offers tours in Abu Dhabi including the Emirates Palace hotel, the Sheik Zayed Mosque and the impressive presidential palace.
Sightseeing Tours in Dubai
The Yellow Boats in Dubai offers three different tours which can be booked for everyone. There is also an exclusive Thrill Ride where you can rent the entire boat. The cheapest tour lasts 45 minutes and the most expensive boat trip takes 90 minutes on the water.
Tour 01: Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab & Marina Tour (90 minutes)
This is the most extensive tour of The Yellow Boats and takes 90 minutes. You depart from the Dubai Marina and sail first through the Dubai Marina before the boat sails towards the tip of palm island where the impressive Atlantis hotel is located. After a short stop the route will be taken to the Burj al Arab hotel and in the meantime you will get a good view on the other side of the Palm Jumeirah island.
After the boat has sailed a round at the Burj al Arab hotel, the captain sets course along the coast back to the Dubai Marina. In between, the boat stops at the private island of the Dubai sheik and if you are lucky, his huge yacht is there.
During the trip the captain stops the boat several times so that you can enjoy the view of the skyline of the Dubai Marina and the Palm Jumeirah island. And of course you get enough time during this stop to take pictures and selfies. The captain also tells about the special buildings that you will see during these stops.
The price of this tour is 60 dollars per person, children pay 45 dollars and this tour takes about 90 minutes. The tour can be booked daily between 09:00 am and 2:30 pm. You can book this Yellow Boat tour directly online at the website of Tiqets.com or you can book this tour at the GetYourGuide website. You can also book a similar boat tour of 1.5 hours for just 33 euros per person at the GetYourGuide website.
Tour 02: Palm Jumeirah & Burj Al Arab (75 minutes)
This tour is similar to Tour 01 with one slight difference, instead of first sailing through the Dubai Marina, the boat goes directly to the Palm Jumeirah island. From here, this tour is equal to the extended Tour 01 of 90 minutes.
This tour costs 42 dollars per person, children pay 32 dollars and this tour takes about 75 minutes. The tour can be booked daily between 9:00 am and 1:45 pm. Click here to book this tour online or you can book this tour at the GetYourGuide website.
Tour 03: Marina & Palm Lagoon Tour (60 minutes)
This tour will not take you to Palm Jumeirah island and the Burj al Arab, but you will see the Dubai Marina extensively and give you a panoramic view of the skyline of the Dubai Marina and the Palm Jumeirah island. During this tour you will get a good view of the unique twisted tower, the Cayan Tower, the Princess Tower, the Dubai Marina Yacht Club, the Address Hotel and the Al Fattan Towers.
This tour is the only one to book in the evenings. In the evening the Dubai Marina really comes to life and you get a unique view of the lighten skyline of the Dubai Marina and the Palm Jumeirah island.
This tour costs 32 dollars per person, children pay 23,50 dollars and the tour takes about 60 minutes. The tour can be booked daily between 08:15, 18:00, 19:00 and 20:00. Click here to book this tour online or you can book this tour at the GetYourGuide website.